Q&A: A friend has been talking about doing a fast and I may do one as well. How do I get started? How do I choose what kind to do? What do you recommend?
Health & Sustainability
Advice to help you live a delicious, green and healthy life.
Q&A: My blood pressure is high and, because I have a family history of heart disease, my doctor said I may have to go on medication. He recommended getting my stress levels under control, as well as losing about 10 pounds. I frankly don’t know where to start. I’ve never been successful with diets and I have a lot of pressures on my new job. Can you share a basic game plan? I’m only 41 and I really don’t want to go on meditation!
Q&A: Starting this New Year, I’ve recommitted myself to my health. I work out 4 times a week (which includes cardio, weights and yoga). I don’t eat beef or pork but love chicken, fish and tofu. I’m looking to create a simple eating plan that will allow for enough protein and carbs to keep me going. What do you recommend?
Fall is a transition period. According to the Taoist Five Element Theory, mid-August to the equinox of September 21st is associated with the Earth element. It is the most stable of the five elements and governs the stomach and spleen. balance before we move into the dormant cycle. As autumn comes, the days grow shorter, energy contracts, and we begin to go within.